Space Station’s Mobile Freezer Challenge Solved by 3D Printing

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Engineers and scientists at The University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) Center for Biophysical Sciences & Engineering (CBSE) are working with NASA to develop freezer units capable of reaching temperatures as low as -160°C. These units used to transport various biological materials and samples to the space station. Their latest project, the Polar Unit, is one […]

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Creating Medical Models with Multi-Material 3D Printing

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“The multi-color and multi-material bio-models assist surgeons to uncover hidden tissues and blood vessels that may be blocked by larger organs in the 2D scans.” – Dr. Maki Sagimuto, associate professor at Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine offers top-notch medical training at the Kobe University Hospital in Japan’s […]

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Adidas & 3D Printing: A Winning Combination

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The Object Connex 3D Printer enables us to produce high-quality models with excellent accuracy and very fine details, in far less time. – Olga Heidel, the Adidas group With more than 170 subsidiaries and over 40,000 employees worldwide, the adidas Group delivers innovative sports footwear apparel and accessories in virtually every country in the world. […]

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Stimulating Development with Stratasys 3D Printing

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Real Challenge in Automotive Development Manufacturing and assembling each of the components of a Koenigsegg car is very labour intensive as more than 300 carbonfibre parts make up each high-tech supercar. The best method of designing a new car is to test the parts virtually and as true-to-life prototypes. By testing throughout the development cycle, […]

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Aerialtronics’ Designs Take Flight with 3D Printing

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“3D printing technology helped us advance the design and development of the Altura Zenith drone far more quickly and at a much lower cost than would have been achievable with conventional methods.” – Joost Hezemans, Head Designer, Arialtronics Unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) for civilian commercial applications are one of the most exciting disruptive technologies today. […]

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Bell & Howell: Prototyping to Direct Digital Manufacturing with 3D Printing

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Real Challenge Bell & Howell is a producer of quality optics-based products. The company makes equipment such as high-end production scanners, high-speed mail-handling systems, sorting and inserting equipment, and electronic mail and messaging systems. The scanner division in Lincolnwood, IL builds leading-edge high-speed scanners that can quickly transform reams of paper documents into electronic files. […]

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